# How do you find the inscribed circle in a triangle?

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#### Answer:

See below:

#### Explanation:

To inscribe a circle in a triangle, you need a compass and a straightedge (or ruler).

Start out by bisecting one of the angles of the triangle (aka, divide it into two equal angles).

To bisect and angle, put your compass on the vertex of the angle (I'm going to use

I went ahead and labeled where it intersected

Now put your compass on

Now do this same thing with another angle. I'm going to use

Do you see where those two lines intersect? That's the

Circle

NOTE: My diagrams are inaccurate. However, the method will always work. I was just using computer software and was unable to use an actual compass - so my attempt is not perfect!